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Slow Cooker Mexican Shredded Chicken

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Prep time: 10 mins     |     Cook time: 6 hours     |     Total time: 6 hours 10 mins

Ingredients:

4 large boneless skinless chicken breasts

1 Tablespoon olive oil

¾ cup mild salsa

2 Tablespoons brown sugar

1 (10 ounce) can Rotel (diced tomatoes with green chilies)

1 Tablespoon chili powder

1 teaspoon EACH of ground cumin, garlic powder, onion powder and salt

½ teaspoon EACH of paprika, dry oregano and pepper

1 teaspoon liquid smoke

1 Tablespoon fresh lime juice

Instructions:

Spray a large slow cooker with non-stick spray. Set chicken breasts inside. Pour olive oil over chicken and stir to coat.

Add all of the remaining ingredients to chicken except for the lime juice.

Cover with lid and cook on low heat for 5 to 6 hours, or on high heat for 2 to 4 hours.

Carefully remove chicken to a cutting board. Shred. Place shredded chicken back in the slow cooker and cover with a lid.

Let cook another 30 minutes. Squeeze fresh lime juice over chicken then serves.

Enjoy!

Slow Cooker Mexican Shredded Chicken

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Nutrition facts: 200 calories 20 grams fat
Rating: 5.0/5
( 1 voted )

Ingredients

  • 4 large boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • 1 Tablespoon olive oil
  • ¾ cup mild salsa
  • 2 Tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1 (10 ounce) can Rotel (diced tomatoes with green chilies)
  • 1 Tablespoon chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon EACH of ground cumin, garlic powder, onion powder and salt
  • ½ teaspoon EACH of paprika, dry oregano and pepper
  • 1 teaspoon liquid smoke
  • 1 Tablespoon fresh lime juice
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Instructions

Spray a large slow cooker with non-stick spray. Set chicken breasts inside. Pour olive oil over chicken and stir to coat.

Add all of the remaining ingredients to chicken except for the lime juice.

Cover with lid and cook on low heat for 5 to 6 hours, or on high heat for 2 to 4 hours.

Carefully remove chicken to a cutting board. Shred. Place shredded chicken back in the slow cooker and cover with a lid.

Let cook another 30 minutes. Squeeze fresh lime juice over chicken then serves.

Enjoy!